Can someone inform me when us humans created this new "paying" process outside the realm of what God gives us for free and nature's genius design?
I have NO tolerance for Leaf Blowers and all that is consumed by them: First consumed is your money, then gasoline, then oil, then the serenity of Springtime with a noise level that literally ruptures the rapture of Springtime. The end results are the thief of natural nutrients, so you spend more money buying mulch and fertilizer after paying someone to haul away your own FREE fertilizer! Then the sum total from using Leaf Blowers is damage to our environment and our health. My ears hurt just thinking of the noise level produced by these inventions.
The least homeowners and lawn contractors can do is use a vacuum (electric and charged with solar power) that chops up the leaves to help compost them. I say this because I have seen State contractors cleaning up a public park and along the outside fence they are blowing leaves into the street! They should be issued a summons. Also contractors can just as easily have two men with two different sized rakes, going through bushes to accumulate the leaves on a drop-cloth for collection or composting. The time difference is non-existing because blowing leaves all over takes just as much time to blow them back into a pile and off the street or lawn. Just look at the photo above!
I have multiple blog posts on this topic, just two Links are provided in the verbiage above. Also please peruse these topics by using my Category List on the right side of this page. You will emerge with rested ear drums, better health, more money in your pocket, and a better appreciation to a time God gave us that we call spring!
Bill Lauto, at Going True Green
International Sustainability and Energy Consultant
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